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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 equi·lib·ri·um /ˌikwəˈlɪbriəm, ˌɛkwə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 equi·lib·ri·um /ˌɪkwəˈlɪbrɪəm, ˌɛkwə-/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·qui·lib·ri·um n.; pl. E. Equilibriums L. Equilibria
 1. Equality of weight or force; an equipoise or a state of rest produced by the mutual counteraction of two or more forces.
 2. A level position; a just poise or balance in respect to an object, so that it remains firm; equipoise; as, to preserve the equilibrium of the body.
    Health consists in the equilibrium between those two powers.   --Arbuthnot.
 3. A balancing of the mind between motives or reasons, with consequent indecision and doubt.
 Equilibrium valve Steam Engine, a balanced valve. See under Valve.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
           [syn: chemical equilibrium]
      2: a stable situation in which forces cancel one another [ant:
      3: equality of distribution [syn: balance, equipoise, counterbalance]
      4: a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that
         registers the orientation of the head [syn: labyrinthine
         sense, vestibular sense, sense of balance, sense of
      [also: equilibria (pl)]